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NURSING & HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Follow your passion. Find your place.
Studying nursing and health professions at Saint Anselm, you’ll find an emphasis on hands-on experiences with facilities and courses to prepare you for a career or post-graduate education in healthcare or public health.
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The need for Saint Anselm nurses has never been greater. Our nurses are competent, confident, and compassionate. They’re highly skilled, ethical problem solvers well-prepared to care for patients across the lifespan and in all health care settings.
- Nursing courses begin the spring semester of a student’s first year
- Student nurses start clinical rotations spring semester of sophomore year
Health Science Major
Our Health Science major gives students a preparatory advantage as they take post-graduate steps towards a career in healthcare.
- Tracks include: pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner.
- Further training gives Health Science Majors experience interpreting research studies and hands-on clinicals
Public Health Major
Students majoring in public health will critically examine disease prevention and systemic health challenges through the lens of civic responsibility. The interdisciplinary program provides an experience rich in science, public policy, civics, and ethics.
- Major requirements include courses in biology, psychology, sociology, and statistics
- Public Health Majors will have a practical internship experience senior year to launch them into the career of their choice
Recent Career Outcomes
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Duke University Health System
Fairfax Behavioral Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
Spaulding Rehabilitation Center
Tufts Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Yale New Haven Hospital
Recent Graduate Schools
University of Pennsylvania
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Publish or present your research right alongside your professor. At Saint Anselm, you’ll find all kinds of opportunities to conduct research whether as an assistant, on your own, or through a paid grant. Faculty work closely with students to ensure our science and mathematics majors have opportunities beyond coursework. Extra time in our labs provides our students with hands-on experience and publishing opportunities.
If you're already thinking about law school or graduate studies then you'll find advisors eager to help you explore your options and prepare you for post-graduate education.
- Pre-health (veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and any other allied health profession)
- Pre-medicine (allopathic, osteopathic, and podiatric)
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You’ll get real-world experience with a paid or for-credit internship. Senior Public Health Majors complete a practical internship experience to launch students into the career of their choice.
At Saint Anselm College students are provided with a variety of transformative experiences and skills to further their engagement and involvement with the community and their peers. Some of these opportunities include
Blessing of the Hands
Kevin B. Harrington Student Ambassadors
Probe and Scalpel Society
Student Nurses Association
New Hampshire Institute of Politics
Our Institute of Politics offers you unparalleled opportunities from the ambassador program to the survey center to participation in Presidential Primary Debates. It provides a non-partisan forum for discussion and seeks to develop programming, and to foster scholarship and dialogue, encompassing a diverse range of political topics, opinions and issues. You’ll have the opportunity to confront systemic health challenges and understand their impacts locally and globally.